API Builder: Geocode Your API Requests

API Builder provides a dashboard for viewing your API Analytics. An example is show below. The analytics provide useful information, such as which API was called, its response time and which container serviced the API request. However, it would be nice to know where, geographically, the API request came from. This information could be used to determine […]

API Builder 3.0 – API First Payload Optimization Example

In this third blog post in the series, we’ll create an API that returns an array of records from an API Builder Salesforce Account model. Then we’ll show how to optimize the payload by reducing the number of fields returned. While we can easily do this via model-first API development and this has been covered […]

API Builder and MQTT for IoT – Part 2

In Part 1, we introduced MQTT for IOT and how API Builder can leverage MQTT to communicate with IOT devices. In this blog post, we dive a little deeper and leverage API Builder and the Axway NoSQL Database to start implementing an IOT Hub. Namely, we’ll cover the following: How to handle IoT device connects […]

Two-Way SMS Messages with API Builder & Twilio

In a prior blog post, we introduced the API Builder Twilio Connector and how to use it to send SMS text messages from API Builder. However, what if you want the user to be able to opt-out of receiving text messages or ask a question of the user via SMS and have the user respond […]

API Builder Development with Cloud9 – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed the basic concept and benefits of developing API Builder projects using Cloud9, namely: Develop in the cloud from any computer with a browserCollaborate with other developers Built-in IDE, terminal, file manager, … Your API Builder APIs are easily accessible by web sites or mobile apps even during development […]

Arrow Builder Performance Monitoring with New Relic

Appcelerator provides a number of capabilities for monitoring your Arrow applications. These are accessible from the Dashboard and documented here. However, what if you want more detailed monitoring and alerting? Well, there are various APM (Application Performance Monitoring) solutions on the market which specialize in this area. One such solution is New Relic. This blog […]

Arrow Builder API Server Sizing using Load Testing

So, you’ve designed and tested your Arrow Builder Project (APIs) and are ready to publish it. What size container should you choose? Small, Medium, Large, XLarge? How many servers should you deploy? The answer depends on the complexity of the project as well as the load that will be placed on the APIs. For example, […]


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